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Weather

The Central European continental climate consists of long, hot summers and cold, snowy winters. The best time for cycling tours is between April and October. In the summer months it can get quite hot. May, June and September are generally good months to take advantage of the cooler, but still warm weather.

Crowds

It must be noted that, according to the tourism calendar, the first two weeks in August are when most people go for their holidays. Generally July and August are the busiest months.
We mention this with regard to seeing cultural monuments and UNESCO protected areas with greater ease and with less people around.

Dates 2020:



Self-guided tours:
Every day from April
to the end of October
Guided tours:
June 11-20
August 13-22
  Send us an email for custom guided tours in different dates.

Cultural Events

You might wish to adjust the times of your tour to coincide with the following festivals and cultural events:

Vienna

Genussfestival (May) presents culinary specialties from Austria.

The Vienna Festival (May-June) is renowned for its superb international theatrical performances, it invites musical ensembles and opera companies from all over the world, in addition to staging many Austrian musical productions.
www.festwochen.at

Jazz-Fest Wien (June-July)

World Choral Festival (July)

Vienna Popfest (July)
popfest.at

Mikulov

Mikulov Wine Fare (May) is a prestigious wine tasting event with rich cultural programme and Czech championship in filling a wine pipette from a barrel.

The Town of Mikulov Festival (May) includes scenes from the traditional life in Mikulov, opening of sights to the public with complementary events, performances of local ensembles and schools, wine tasting and gastronomic specialities.

The International Guitar Festival (July) features master-classes of interpretation and concerts by world-class guitarists.

The Festival of the Nations from the Podyji (July) presents the original cultural and culinary specialties of the nations living in the Podyji region.
www.narodypodyji.cz (in Czech only)

Festival Of The Three Neighbors (August) is a meeting of folklore ensembles.

Mikulov Beer Festival (August) offers tasting of different beer brands and attractive cultural programmes.
www.mikulovskepivobrani.cz (only in Czech)

Kampanila (August-September) is an international choir festival with a long tradition.

Pilgrimage to Holy Hill (September) to the Black Loretan Madonna at Mikulov

Palava Wine Harvest Festival (September) is a grand event with a historical fair and wine market, historical and folk costume parades, wine tasting, a program of events for all ages and local culinary specialties.
www.palavske-vinobrani.cz (in Czech)

Days of Jewish Culture (September)

Brno

Easter Festival of Sacred Music (April)-international music festival. Six concerts at Easter time devoted solely to sacred music.
http://www.mhf-brno.cz/en/

Jazzfest Brno (April, May and September) http://www.jazzfestbrno.cz/en/

Brno - City in the Center of Europe (May-June) - Festival of fun under Spilberk and Veveri Castles in Brno. Includes: International fireworks competition IGNIS BRUNENSIS, MUSEUM NIGHT presentation of Brno museums and galleries and CHURCH NIGHT.

Concentus Moraviae (June) This international music festival offers the opportunity to travel around the various châteaux and churches of South Moravia and the Highlands listening to music. The programme is subtitled “Shakespeare, Beethoven and the Czech Quartet Tradition”, and includes about thirty concert

Summer at The Old City Hall (June-September) The Old City Hall comes alive with culture in the summer. Its rich and colourful programme consisting of concerts, theatre, a literary programme, (video) art and open-air cinema takes place outdoors in its courtyard

International Guitar Festival (August) annual International Guitar Festival which is considered to be one of the most important festivals of its genre in Central Europe

The International Music Festival Spilberk (August) - Music Festival in the grounds of Spilberk castle in Brno.

Janaček Brno (October) - International Music and Theatre Festival – prestigious biennale dedicated to Leos Janacek

Olomouc

Dvorak's Olomouc (May) is an international classical music festival. A tribute to one of the most famous Czech composers, Antonin Dvorak, of New World Symphony fame.
www.mfo.cz/dvoraks-olomouc

Beerfest Olomouc (May)

Olomouc Cultural Holidays - Olomoucke kulturni prazdniny (July-August) is the series of open air shows, concerts, exhibitions, literary evenings, theatre performances in the historical city center.

Autumn Festival of Sacred Music (September-October) brings first class concerts and performances of sacred music in Olomouc churches.
www.podzimni-festival.cz

International Organ Festival (September) is held in St. Maurice church which houses the biggest Czech organs from 1745.
www.mfo.cz/organ-festival

Krakow

Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival (April) where dozens of famous performers and ensembles play the music of this great composer as well as other famous composers of the time.
beethoven.org.pl

Krakow International Film Festival (May-June)
www.krakowfilmfestival.pl

Jewish Culture Festival (June) is one of the most important and largest events of its kind in the world. It started in 1988 as a modest occasion but it turned out to have enormous significance, considering the boldness of the subject matter, upon which the communist authorities of the day looked askance.
www.jewishfestival.pl

List of all festivals in Krakow:
www.krakowfestival.com

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